As the weather gets colder and the snow flies, pile the whole family in the car and head about an hour south of the Capital Region. That is where you will find the largest snow tubing hill in New York state. It's a thrilling one-thousand-foot mini-mountain.
West Mountain has been part of the North Country in Queensbury since 1961 and there are big plans to expand it into a slopeside resort. There are a few things that need to be done first through town officials and the approval of the Town Board later this month. But the Planned Unit Development needs to approve the whole thing and the hope is that they will by the end of the year.
If you love to ski and want to make some extra money this winter, there is a local ski resort that is looking to hire locals. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, they are limited to hiring local instead of their usual workers from overseas.